21 October 2016

Sleigh Treat Box


A little box with a little sleigh pulled by the famous reindeer. The reindeer pulling the sleigh go around each side of the box.


Challenges

Crazy Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge: Cute
Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge: Treat Box
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge: Think Pink
Creative Craft Cottage: Use Ribbon
Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Krafty Scrappy: Anything but a Card
Addicted to Stamps and More: Anything Goes
Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Wonderful Wednesday: Anything Goes
Through the Craftroom Door: Anything Goes

Supplies



Putting It Together

When I first got my Big Shot a year ago, I was mad dies (still am) and was looking for boxes. I hadn't quite figured out how the dimensions of the Big Shot would affect boxes made with it and written dimensions don't always register for me. So.. when I bought this cute box, I didn't realise quite how small it is *laugh* but, even diminutive, it can hold a special small gift or delectable treat.


This project did begin with the box. It's all of a little less than 3" on each side and stands a bit more than that with the top. I used the Santa paper from the Sugar Plum pad. I had thought about putting a window in it (something that needs to be done when it's flat) but then got the idea to make the sleigh with the reindeer. The box is held together with Scor-tape.


I originally thought to have 4 reindeer, one on each side, but then.. their numbers grew. I stamped the reindeer with Memento Desert Sand so I could colour them with "no lines". I gave them scarfs in the Christmas-y colours and used Chocolate Liquid Pearls for their noses and eyes.


I used foam mounting tape to give them dimension and strung them around the box with pink and white cotton twine as the reins for the sleigh. I toped the box with a silver snowflake ribbon and more of the pink and white twine.







12 comments:

  1. So sweet and totally ahhh-dorable! Oh my goodness!

    Becky
    www.CardsByBecky.blogspot.com

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  2. DARLING boxes!! Love how you decorate it! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Think Pink” Challenge! Beautiful colors and design. Well done!

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  3. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 303 – you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for October - I'd love to see it there too x

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  4. So adorable, and what a great idea!! Thanks for joining our challenge this week with Kraftin Kimmie Stamps.
    Marilyn DT

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  5. Your gift box is so cute! love the unusual color you've used for Christmas packaging! Thanks for joining us this week on Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog! barbara

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  6. Awesome card. I love it. Thanks for joining us at CCC Challenge

    Hugs
    Claudia
    DT Creative Craft Cottage Challenge
    http://creativesketchygirls.blogspot.be/
    http://knutselmeisjes.blogspot.be

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  7. Oh my goodness what a great project!!!! LOVE this! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Kraftin' Kimmie Challenges and Wonderful Wednesday!

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  8. Such an adorable gift box! These reindeers are amazing! Thanks for joining us at ATSM this week!
    Kamila DT

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  9. Lovely gift box! I love how the reins go around the whole box--very cute! Thanks for sharing this fabulous project with us at the Addicted to Stamps and More blog--please join us again soon!
    :) Marie--ATSM DT

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  10. So wonderful gift Box !!!! Beutiful Done !!!!! I had Been so happy IF I got such a Stunning creation !!
    Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at
    Through The Craft Room Door
    this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Hugs Cicci
    DT member at TTCRD
    Cicci With The Pen {My Blog}



    Cicci Vid Pennan {My Blog}

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  11. Beautiful and fabulous gift box.
    Thanks for join us at CCC Challenge.
    Good Luck and hope to see you again

    Greetings Anneke

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  12. Cuties! Thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps and More!
    Martina

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